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Having Johnson Back Helps, But How Much?

The Pittsburgh Steelers have activated tight end David Johnson from the Physically Unable to Perform, or PUP list today. According to the Steelers, he was scheduled to practice with the team at the their facility in Pittsburgh as training camp is officially over. He should provide a boost to a very weak position for the team right now. The question is, how much of a boost will...
Via Steel City Blitz
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers TE David Johnson Needed Another Surgery On His Knee Last Friday

It’s no wonder that tight end David Johnson started off training camp on the Active PUP list this year as Jim Wexell of Steel City Insider reports Wednesday via Twitter that Johnson, who tore is ACL in the 2012 preseason opener against the Philadelphia Eagles, underwent another surgery on his knee last Friday. No wonder [...] Report: Steelers TE David Johnson Needed Another Surgery...
Via Steelers Depot
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Tight End David Johnson Has One More Shot To Continue His Career With The Steelers

Going into the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Training Camp, one of the more anticipated position battles was between David and Will Johnson at fullback. Going into camp I gave David the edge because of his blocking ability and his experience on the team though I would not have been shocked to see Will win the job. Will had displayed great athleticism and a potential to be a nice receiving...
Via SteelerAddicts
July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

David Johnson Returns to the Pittsburgh Steelers on a One-Year Deal

Last off-season one of the biggest training camp battles was shaping up to be David Johnson vs Will Johnson for the starting fullback job. David Johnson then tore his ACL and missed the entire 2012 season after being released by the Steelers. Tight end has become somewhat of a need now that 2012 third string tight end, Leonard Pope is an unrestricted free agent, and Heath Miller...
Via SteelBlitz Steelers Blog
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers May Have to Look to Free Agency for Depth at Fullback After David Johnson's ACL Injury

Now that the first preseason game is out of the way, as well as the first major injury of the 2012 campaign, the Pittsburgh Steelers will be able to regroup and continue training camp. However, that injury, losing fullback David Johnson for the season to an ACL tear, may be cause for concern moving forward.Unlike past seasons under former offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, where...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

FB David Johnson May Have a Major Injury

Fullback David Johnson of the Steelers left the game on a cart after having his leg rolled up on by tackle Marcus Gilbet. It is an expected knee or leg injury. No official news, but it didn’t look good. Updates coming as soon as news is released… This is a huge blow to a player fighting ContinueThe post FB David Johnson May Have a Major Injury appeared first on SteelBlitz.
Via SteelBlitz Steelers Blog
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

David Johnson Carted Off With Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers fullback David Johnson was carted off with an apparent leg or knee injury after being rolled up from behind by tackle Marcus Gilbert in the first quarter of the game against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Steelers opening drive went 16 plays for 52 yards in 9:48 and culminated with a 46 yard field goal by kicker Shaun Suisham. More as we get it. David Johnson Carted...
Via Steelers Depot
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Fullback Is Nothing New For David Johnson & His Position Switch Is Not Surprising

The big news from day two of the Pittsburgh Steelers first OTA session of the 2012 season that everyone is buzzing about today seems to be the announcement that David Johnson is no longer considered a tight end now, but a fullback instead. There are even some clamoring that he needs to hurry up and change his number to one in the 40's as well. The truth is that Johnson is no...
Via Steelers Depot
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents Analysis: FB/TE David Johnson

Onward we continue with our player by player look at the Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 Free Agents as do a complete breakdown of their 2011 season and look ahead to their pending 2012 free agency situation. The post we focus in on restricted free agent fullback/tight end David Johnson. Please check out the links at the bottom to the other free agent player analysis already completed....
Via Steelers Depot
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers TE David Johnson On The Rise

David Johnson is gaining ground in his blocking ability this season. Courtesy Getty images. The past few games, the running game has been slightly more productive.  One could argue that the offensive line is blocking better – you would be wrong.  One could argue that Mendenhall is fighting for more yards – you would be dead wrong.  I believe it to be something else entirely...
Via Nice Pick, Cowher
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss
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